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English National Ballet: Manon – Opera House, Manchester

Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen Renowned for its dedicated ensembles, magnificent costumes and stunning storytelling, the ballet is a difficult art form for any company to be recognised as the leading light. Yet, the English National Ballet could well be doing just that, with their magnificent interpretation of the classic tale Manon– currently showing at the Opera House in ...

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Scottish Opera: Werther – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Music: Jules Massenet Libretto: Eduard Blau, Paul Milliet, Georges Hartmann Director: Pia Furtado Conductor: Francesco Corti Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating:4] Scottish Opera continues its 50th Anniversary season with an intense production of Werther; Massenet’s drame lyrique loosely based on Goethe’s novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. It’s a simple tale of obsessional love constrained by social convention with an inevitable ...

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